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The Pearls of Norway Driving Holiday

Experience some of Norway´s most amazing sceneries, fjords and mountains on this 10-day self drive holiday.

 

 

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Duration: 10 days/9 nights

Prices start from: £1,039pp (guide price only, subject to currency fluctuations)

Season: Daily departures year round

Operator: Nordic Visitor. Book online now!

 

Highlights:

  • Oslo
  • Geirangerfjord
  • Jostedalsbreen Glacier
  • Bergen
  • Geilo

 

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A chance to see the Norwegian wilderness at your own pace driving across the mountains from Oslo to Bergen and the magnificent fjords of the West coast. Rental car and accommodation included.

 

Oslo_Town_HallDay 1: Arrival in Oslo

 

The holiday starts in the Norwegian capital Oslo, where a NordicVisitor representative will meet you at Oslo Gardermoen airport and take you to your hotel in Oslo city centre.

 

Flights to Oslo are not included in the package price, which means you can yourself find the best deal to suit you. You can compare flights using the Skyscanner tool on your left.

 

Depending on when you arrive, you will have some time to explore Oslo in the afternoon.

 

If you like your museums, an Oslo Pass can be a great investment as it gives you free unlimited travel and free entry to some 25 museums all over town.

 

Spend the night in Oslo.

 

jotunheimen-view-jpgDay 2: Olympic Spirits and Mountain Villages

 

IN your rental car head north out of Oslo towards Lillehammer. Only just over two hours´ drive from Oslo, Lillehammer hosted the 1994 winter olympic games and you can stop and have a look around.

 

From Lillehammer continue north and west into the scenic Jotunheimen, the home of the trolls.

 

Reaching the picturesque village of Lom, where you will spend the night in a hotel or guesthouse, you can visit one of Norway´s best preserved stave churches.

 

Spend the night in Lom.

 

Day 3: Mountains and Fjords of the West Coast

 

Today you will enter the amazing fjord-lands of Norway.

 

An incredibly scenic route takes you down from the mountains to the world famous Geirangerfjord.

 

This is one of Norway´s most photographed areas, so be sure to keep you cameras ready as you pass snow-capped mountains and waterfalls.

 

Spend the night in a hotel or guesthouse in the Geiranger area.

 

geiranger_viewDay 4: The Magnificent Geiranger Fjord

 

From Geiranger you get to cross the fjord onboard a ferry to Hellesylt.

 

Take in the dramatic landscape as you cross this natural wonder and watch out for landmarks such as the Seven Sisters and the Bridal Veil.

 

Once off the ferry, you will continue up the dramatic Lodalen valley to the cozy town of Loen.

 

Spend the night in a hotel of guesthouse in the Loen area.

 

Day 5: Sognefjorden – The Longest and Deepest Fjord in Norway

 

Start the morning by driving from Loen to Lavik, where a ferry will take you across the beautiful Sognefjord.

 

The Sognefjord is Norway´s longest and deepest fjord an offers some pretty breathtaking sights as you cross.

 

The day will finish in the old Norwegian capital, Bergen, which has been a trade hub for centuries.

Spend the night in Bergen.

 

Day 6: Exploring Historical Bergen

 

Today you have the chance to leave the car parked and just enjoy all that Bergen has to offer.

 

Take the cable car up to the town mountain, Floyen, for amazing views of the city and access to a vast area of hiking routes.

 

Don´t miss the fish market by the harbour or the UNESCO listed Bryggen area.

 

Spend another night in this lively student town.

 

lofthusDay 7: Glaciers and Fjords

 

Head out from Bergen toward Kvanndal where another ferry will take you across the famous Hardangerfjord to Kinsarvik.

 

Just south of Kinsarvik you get to the picturesque village of Lofthus. Enjoy this beautiful village, placed in breathtaking surroundings with views of the Folgefonna glacier.

 

Spend the night in a hotel or guesthouse in Lofthus.

 

Day 8: Climbing Dramatic Landscapes

 

Today you will leave the coast and climb the mountains in your car.

 

Drive through the narrow Maaboedalen valley passing the highest waterfall in Norway, Voeringfossen.

 

Before reaching today´s final destination, mountain village of Geilo, you will pass one of Norway´s biggest national parks, Hardangervidda.

 

Spend the night in a hotel or guesthouse in Geilo.

 

Day 9: Crossing the Mountains

 

The final day of driving will take you across the mountain plateau from Geilo, through forested valleys and popular ski resorts as you make your way back to Oslo.

 

Spend the night in Oslo, and perhaps enjoy a nice meal in one of the city´s many excellent restaurants.

 

Day 10: Heading Home

 

Depending on your flight home, you might have time to explore Oslo a little more before catching the express train to Oslo Gardermoen Airport.

 

 

Early booking recommended! Secure your place today!

 

What will it cost and what is the car and accommodation like?

 

Price:

 

The operator for this northern lights package is NordicVisitor. Prices may be subject to change and are example prices only. NordicVisitor operate their prices in Euros, the following prices are based on exchange rates and are subject to change. Proceed to booking page for definitive costs.

 

 

Example Prices:

 

Simple:

Type of Car

1 Adult

2 Adults

3 Adults

4 Adults

A: Fiat 500

£1,706

£1,039

£822

£859

 

A range of rental cars are available for this holiday. Go to NordicVisitor´s website to find out about your options and see updated prices.

 

Child Discounts:

 

Age 0-2: Free of charge

Age 3-11: from about £245 per child sharing room with adult

Age 12+: Full price

 

 

Accommodation:

 

Guide prices are based on people sharing.

This package gives you the option of Simple, Comfort or Quality accommodation.

 

Simple accommodation is in budget hotels, farmhouses and guest houses. All rooms are en-suite.

Comfort accommodation are in well-appointed hotels. All rooms are en-suite.

Quality accommodation are in four star hotels or the best hotels available at each location.

 

Please check the NordicVisitor website for prices and availability.

 

 

This holiday can be customised to your needs, just fill in the customised booking form.

 

What is included in the price?

 

- Note: flights to and from Norway are not included in the price -

  • Accommodation for 9 nights including breakfasts

  • Rental Car of your choice with unlimited mileage, CDW & VAT for 8 days

  • Transfers to/from Oslo Gardermoen Airport and Oslo hotel

  • Information meeting with NordicVisitor representative

  • Map of Norway and detailed itinerary

  • Free use of mobile phone and 50NOK credit

  • 24-hour emergency service

  • Includes taxes and service fee

 

What´s not included?

  • Flights to/from Norway (compare prices and book in the search box on the left)

  • Meals, including breakfasts, drinks and entrance fees, unless otherwise stated

  • Fees for ferries, tunnels, toll roads and parking etc.

  • Personal travel insurance


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